Research reports 61-70

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Research report 61: Significant inequalities in Scotland: Identifying significant inequalities and priorities for action

significant-inequalities-in-scotland-research-report-61The Office for Public Management (OPM) was commissioned by the Commission in Scotland to carry out research to inform the debate about the most significant inequalities in Scotland and how public authorities can focus their efforts to best effect in tackling them.

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Research report 62: 'A strong, fair and inclusive national identity': A viewpoint on the Scottish Government's Outcome 13

‘A strong, fair and inclusive national identity’: A viewpoint on the Scottish Government’s Outcome 13; Research report 62The Scottish Government's current National Performance Framework has identified as one of their 15 National Outcomes: to take pride in a strong, fair and inclusive national identity. This report provides a perspective on how to understand the Scottish Government's National Outcome and how to implement it.
 

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Research Report 63: The role of Local Strategic Partnerships and Local Area Agreements in promoting equalities

Research Report 63This study explored the role of LSPs and LAAs in promoting equality, to highlight good practice especially in relation to: leadership; communications; data collection, disaggregation and analysis; compliance with legal equalities duties; involvement; diversity in representation, and improved equality outcomes.

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Research Report 64: Prevention and response to identity-based bullying among local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales

Research Report 64This report found that bullying based on student's identities remains a widespread problem and is limiting the achievements of those who are bullied. Efforts to tackle the problem vary between local authorities and for different types of prejudice related bullying.

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Research report 65: Pathways to politics

Pathways-to-PoliticsDespite progress over the last 30 years, elected politicians in Britain still remain highly unrepresentative of the population as a whole. This report explores the relationship between common pathways into politics and under-representation of groups protected by the Equality Act (2010).

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Research Report 66: Childcare - a review of what parents want

Childcare: A review of what parerents wantThis work explores the role of childcare in supporting parents to balance work and caring responsibilities. It assesses whether current provision helps or hinders parent's wishes to combine work and caring, and highlights the importance of good quality childcare in closing the educational attainment gaps between rich and poor.

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Research report 67: Advocacy in social care for groups protected under equality legislation

Making-personalisation-of-care-and-support-work-for-all-communities-in-ER-webThe provision of advocacy forms an increasingly important part of the social care agenda, particularly in relation to personalised care. Its availability, though, varies by locality. The purpose of this study was to fill this gap and assess the extent to which existing advocacy provision is available to people in the protected groups in Great Britain.

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See also: Survey Report - Making the personalisation of care and support work for all communities in the English regions

Personalisation in the reform of social care: key messages


Research report 68: Assessing local authorities progress in meeting the accommodation needs of Gypsy and Traveller communities in England and Wales: 2010 update

Research report 68 Gypsy and Traveller communitiesThe aim of this research report is to provide an update to the 2009 briefing paper 'Gypsies and Travellers: simple solutions for living together.' This report is based on data collected between January and March 2010. The details of current site provision, and plans to develop further sites, may have changed slightly since then. Nevertheless, it does provide a recent update on site provision for Gypsies and Travellers and the challenges that need to be addressed.

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Research report 68: Assessing local authorities progress in meeting the accommodation needs of Gypsy and Traveller communities in England and Wales: 2010 update Executive summary

Research-report-68-exec-summary-English-Gypsy and Traveller communitiesThe aim of this research report is to provide an update to the 2009 briefing paper 'Gypsies and Travellers: simple solutions for living together.' This report is based on data collected between January and March 2010. The details of current site provision, and plans to develop further sites, may have changed slightly since then. Nevertheless, it does provide a recent update on site provision for Gypsies and Travellers and the challenges that need to be addressed.

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Research report 69: Protecting information privacy

Protecting information privacy coverThis report examines the threats to information privacy that have emerged in recent years, focusing on the activities of the state.

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Research report 70: The equality duties and schools

The equality duties and schools research coverThe Commission has launched a first of its kind report looking at the action taken by schools in England and Wales under the race, disability and gender equality duties, which were superseded on 5 April this year by the new Public Sector Equality Duty. The research which was carried out by Ipsos MORI, contains evidence from schools about the impact that the equality duties have had on improving pupil outcomes.

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